Suggested castle and palace experiences

in the four-country region
Old Castle in Meersburg at Lake Constance

Old Castle in Meersburg

Anyone who crosses the drawbridge and walks through the heavy entrance door to Meersburg Castle finds themselves plunged into the fascinating world of bygone times. The...

Roggenburg Monastery

For more than 800 years, the Premonstratensian religious order has lived and worked in Roggenburg where the monastery complex and gardens shimmer in newly renovated splendor....
Fortress ruins, Hohentwiel at Lake Constance

Fortress ruins, Hohentwiel

The Hohentwiel fortress ruins, which covers an impressive nine hectares, is one of the largest and oldest ruined fortresses in Germany. Its defensive walls and casemates, its...
Aerial photograph of Meßkirch Castle close to Lake Constance

Meßkirch Castle

Built in the style of the Renaissance by the counts of Zimmern around 1557, the Meßkirch Castle is one of the first regular fourwing buildings north of the Alps. Inside...

The Residential Palace of the Counts of Montfort

The former residence of the Counts of Montfort is one of the most attractive Palaces in Upper Swabia. The rich fittings were created by the leading stucco plasterers and...
Arenenberg close to Lake Constance

Arenenberg Palace and Park, Napoleon Museum Thurgau

The most beautiful castle on Lake Constance with authentic interior design and romantic park grounds. You will feel like you’ve been whisked back to the time of Queen...

Achberg Castle

Achberg, a former castle of the Teutonic Order, is situated between Wangen in the Allgäu and Lindau on Lake Constance. With its outstanding stucco work, baroque castle...

Salem Monastery and Palace

Surrounded by extensive parks and gardens stands the former Cistercians monastery and modern-day Salem palace. It came into the possession of the Margraves of Baden in 1802...
Hohenzollern - Sigmaringen Castle close to Lake Constance

Hohenzollern - Sigmaringen Castle

Built as a castle complex, Sigmaringen Castle -situated between the Swabian Alp and Lake Constance - is now a princely residential palace in which the later Hohenzollern...